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  1. MBA blog

    August 2, 2014

    One MBA, three perspectives

    My swansong post features three classmates who are representative of the Insead MBA experience in every way. Three different...

  2. July 13, 2014

    Students opt for internships with impact

    Creating marketing plans for Afghan artisans, enhancing nutrition in African food and developing healthcare in the Middle...

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    Youngsters speed up growth of dotcoms: a new generation is shaking off the country’s s...
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  1. MBA blog

    July 11, 2014

    A discussion with Prof Massimo Massa

    What’s the difference between a Master in Finance programme and an MBA and who should apply for an MiF? How do online...

  2. July 9, 2014

    Dipak Jain heads to Thailand to become dean for a third time

    Dipak Jain, former dean of Insead and the Kellogg school at Northwestern University, has been appointed dean of the Sasin...

  3. June 22, 2014

    Financial training must learn lessons from Great Recession

    Business education is itself a business, so it is not unusual to receive a marketing spiel when enquiring about a programme....

  4. MBA blog

    June 5, 2014

    30 days to the finish line

    I graduate in 30 days. We’re on the last stretch of the MBA – the last semester, or P5, as we call it – and graduation is...

  5. May 18, 2014

    The Academic Week Ahead

    Monday – May 19 Be a leader The Open University Business School is running a series of free webinars around the subject of...

  6. May 11, 2014

    The revival of executive education

    The figures tell the tale: after seven years of gloom and despondency, the business of executive education short courses,...

  7. March 28, 2014

    Intellectual property: investing in higher education

    Benjamin Franklin once said that “an investment in knowledge pays the best interest”. The structural shifts in higher...

  8. March 25, 2014

    Wharton and Harvard top latest UT Dallas research ranking

    US business schools continue to dominate business school research, with 25 of the top 30 schools based there, according to...

  9. MBA blog

    March 25, 2014

    The importance of developing staff talent - an insider's view

    Recruitment season is in full swing at Insead and a noticeable trend has been the proliferation of graduate programmes...

  10. beyondbrics

    March 19, 2014

    Guest post: EMs may be under performing but the corporations emerging from them have a rosy outlook

    By Amitava Chattopadhyay of Insead Emerging market economies have experienced hard times of late. In India, FY13 GDP growth...

  11. March 14, 2014

    In praise of diversity and a digital future

    Ilian Mihov professes to have one claim to fame: that he is the first professor from eastern Europe to become dean of a...

  12. March 9, 2014

    Relationships take on fresh meaning in interactive academia

    Business school is as much about building a network of contacts as it is about mastering discounted cash flow or Michael...

  13. March 3, 2014

    IMD professors top Oscars of the business school world

    While all eyes in the film world are turned towards the Academy Award prize winners, the business school world has also just...

  14. MBA blog

    February 24, 2014

    An MBA student describes his experience at Insead

    An MBA at Insead guarantees that you will meet students from at least 80 different countries on campus. With such a diverse...

  15. MBA blog

    February 13, 2014

    A chat with Insead's Jean Dermine on banking and the future roles of MBAs

    My classmate Coralie Gache, a banker formerly with BNP Paribas, and I had a quick chat with Professor Jean Dermine, Insead’s...

  16. January 26, 2014

    Big names dominate FT MBA ranking top spots

    The FT Global MBA ranking and the English football Premier League have one thing in common. Pundits may argue about who will...

  17. MBA blog

    January 13, 2014

    Parlez-vous Français?

    Funnily enough, as I began writing this blog post, I came across my fellow blogger Andrew Radin’s post on why it’s advisable...

  18. January 1, 2014

    Systematic guide to the appliance of alliances

    Network Advantage: How to unlock value from your alliances and partnerships, by Henrich Greve, Tim Rowley and Andrew...

  19. December 15, 2013

    Insead pair have a British taste for success

    The green fields of southern England may not be famed for their vineyards, but the reputation of the country’s sparkling...

  20. December 11, 2013

    Fresh approaches for judging the FT/City Ingenuity Awards

    Last year the FT/Citi Ingenuity Awards judging panel chose Kenya’s Community Cooker Foundation as the winner of the Energy...

  21. December 11, 2013

    FT/City Ingenuity Awards runners-up

    Highly commended: Bicycle Empowerment Network The Bicycle Empowerment Network is an expanding chain of sale and repair shops...

  22. MBA blog

    December 2, 2013

    MBA: the year in review

    I’ve realized that I begin every blog post wondering how time seems to just fly by when you’re doing your MBA.It’s December...

  23. December 1, 2013

    Women at Business School – Laurence Capron, professor

    Laurence Capron is the professor of partnership and active ownership at Insead and director of the school’s executive...

  24. December 1, 2013

    Good signs for Europe’s business schools

    Good things come to those who wait, they say. After five years of constant uncertainty and frequent gloom, Europe’s top...

  25. December 1, 2013

    Half a century of the MBA in Europe

    It was in 1967, a few months before rioting students filled the streets of Paris, that François Vachey enrolled on a degree...

  26. November 17, 2013

    The Academic Week Ahead

    Monday – Nov 18 Test your knowledge Teams from Insead, Harvard, London Business School and Wharton are competing against...

  27. October 20, 2013

    Lessons in life

    I must have answered the question 100 times. “What do you expect from your EMBA?”, friends would ask, wondering if the scary...

  28. October 20, 2013

    The challenges facing the EMBA

    In 2010, Konstantin Sidorov had one objective when he began his executive MBA programme – an MBA for senior working...

  29. October 16, 2013

    Charles Galunic, Insead

    Every week a business school professor, an expert in his or her field, defines a key term on FT Lexicon, our online...

  30. MBA blog

    October 4, 2013

    The importance of being curious

    A month at Insead. As I’d promised myself when I left Dubai in late August, wanderlust is one of my first core courses at...

  31. October 1, 2013

    Insead appoints Ilian Mihov as dean in Singapore

    Insead has appointed economist and Singapore resident Ilian Mihov as dean. Prof Mihov has been one of two interim deans...

  32. MBA blog

    September 25, 2013

    MBA exchange in Singapore

    It has been a while since my last blog and that is mainly due to a very hectic two months. Towards the end of my summer, I...

  33. September 15, 2013

    Masters in Management: Big deals as business schools seek scale

    Amid the brouhaha that arose in July surrounding the tie-up between Thunderbird, the US business school, and Laureate, a...

  34. MBA blog

    September 13, 2013

    Two weeks at Insead and life's a blur

    I arrived at Insead, Fontainebleau on August 23, three days before orientation week began and since then it’s been a...

  35. August 27, 2013

    António Borges, former dean of Insead

    António Borges, a former dean of Insead and one of Portugal’s most internationally successful economists, has died at the...

  36. August 23, 2013

    Focus on research: Support a winning team – it is good for you

    Supporting a sporting team that is the perennial underdog could seriously damage your health, according to the latest...

  37. August 14, 2013

    A simple word of advice – plan ahead

    Veena Viswanath Insead How difficult can an MBA application be? Piece of cake, I thought to myself as I started the...

  38. June 26, 2013

    MBAs are not all greedy egoists says business school research

    MBA graduate are not the ruthless, money-grabbing megalomaniacs they are often portrayed, according to the latest research...

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